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Special Workshop: Painting Landscapes with Don Andrews
Learning to paint with watercolor should be fun! Don’s workshop is geared specifically for artists eager to paint and study in a no-stress studio environment. Each day, he will focus on major visual concerns; light, color, granulation, organizing nature and utilizing negative space are just a few subjects to be addressed.
Don’s workshop is not geared to any specific level of achievement; rather, artists at all levels will benefit from a more intimate understanding of the many possibilities available in the exciting world of landscape painting. This workshop will be packed with demonstrations, discussions, individual help, and personal and group critiques.
Students gain a clear understanding of the many uses of light. Don will help demystify color in a logical way and show how to lose our fear of mud. He will spend one day explaining how we can loosen up to make a more personal watercolor statement. Another day he will demonstrate how figures can be introduced to make landscape paintings come alive. Students will also benefit from his demo on mixing colors on the page, called granulation. All this and much more in a no-pressure, fun studio environment.
Classes will be held at the Homestead Resort where special room rates will be available for participating students. We thank The Homestead for providing us with a classroom in the Mountain Flowers Lodge.
Don Andrews is a nationally known watercolor artist and workshop instructor. He is a graduate of Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida, and a resident of Austin, Texas. Don is an active member and past board director of the American Watercolor Society.
His paintings have received numerous awards in national watercolor competitions, including three awards from the American Watercolor Society. Don has conducted painting workshops throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe for over 30 years. Don is the author of the books, Interpreting the Figure in Watercolor, Interpreting the Landscape in Watercolor and Rough Sketches: Short Stories of a Traveling Artist. He has also created DVD workshop sets that are based on what he teaches in a full week workshop: one on painting figures and one set painting landscapes, as well as his DVD, Making Watercolor Glow taken from his original video. He is also featured in the Watson Guptill publication, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Watercolor and North Light’s book, Confident Color and has had numerous feature articles published in American Artist magazine, and the Watercolor issue of American Artist. donandrews.net
4 Day Workshop: October 3, 4, 5, & 6 | Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm | Supply List